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HUNGER STRIKERS IN DETENTION CENTRES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 852: tabled on 14 March 1994

Tabled in the 1993-94 session.

This motion has been signed by 53 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House is deeply concerned at the parliamentary answer given to the honourable Member for Islington North on 14th March that 61 detainees at detention centres have refused food for at least three days in the past year; is alarmed at reports of hunger strikes amongst detainees at Campsfield Detention Centre; and calls for an urgent statement on this by Home Secretary and an understanding that the grievances of hunger striking asylum seekers will be examined and that there will be no force-feeding.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
North East Derbyshire
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
York
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
Cambridge
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 29 March 1994
Barnsley West and Penistone
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
Leyton
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
Falkirk East
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
Tooting
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
Easington
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
Lewisham West
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
Glasgow, Pollok
Enright, Derek
Labour
Signed on 17 March 1994
Hemsworth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 24 March 1994
Sunderland North
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 23 March 1994
Warley East
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 17 March 1994
Glasgow, Hillhead
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 18 March 1994
Walthamstow
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Gordon, Mildred
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
Bow and Poplar
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 23 March 1994
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Grant, Bernie
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
Tottenham
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 16 March 1994
Morley and Leeds South
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
Warrington South
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 16 March 1994
Wentworth
Heppell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 16 March 1994
Nottingham East
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
Clydesdale
Hughes, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
Doncaster North
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Helen
Labour
Signed on 16 March 1994
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
Worsley
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
Brent East
Loyden, Eddie
Labour
Signed on 16 March 1994
Liverpool, Garston
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
Halifax
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
Makerfield
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
Sheffield, Heeley
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 16 March 1994
Liverpool, Riverside
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
West Lancashire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
Burnley
Prentice, Bridget
Labour
Signed on 16 March 1994
Lewisham East
Rooker, Mr Jeff
Labour
Signed on 16 March 1994
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 March 1994
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
Bolsover
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
Blaenau Gwent
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 21 March 1994
Sherwood
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 22 March 1994
Leicester East
Watson, Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
Glasgow Central
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
Clydebank and Milngavie

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.